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The 68-square-foot Zen Work Pod is a self-contained office designed to minimize distractions working from home — see inside

Zen Work Pod.
Zen Work Pod.


  • Smart office company Autonomous designed an individual outdoor work pod.

  • The pod is about 68 square feet, with room for a chair, desk, and bookshelf. 

  • It’s releasing the structure in several rounds, priced between $5,400 and $15,000.

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The coronavirus has sent many workers home for the indefinite future, leading to haphazard home office setups and working from couches. Autonomous, a company that makes home office furniture, is releasing a tiny office pod.

The Zen Work Pod is available for preorder through the end of August at different prices depending

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When working from home is much more than emailing

Ere Santos remembers that he once had to animate a fight between his character, the sidekick, and the hero of the film.

The sidekick lands on the hero’s head, and the scene cuts. Luckily, the hero’s animator sat next to Mr Santos.

Much like their creations, the two colleagues went to battle on how the interaction should work.

Instead of drawing, these feature film animators create computer simulations based on physics.

Mr Santos likens it to making a puppet that the computer will bring to life.

Trouble ensues if the build is even fractionally inaccurate, because the puppets will slice

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Is working from home not working so well? Use these designer hacks to carve out a happy office nook

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Yes, it's possible to create a happy work space at home. (Photo: Getty Images)
Yes, it’s possible to create a happy work space at home. (Photo: Getty Images)

With all of us conducting business from our counters and sofas these days, having a dedicated home office is on everyone’s wish list. Case in point: Havenly, an online interior design service, says that requests for home offices skyrocketed from 6 percent in 2019 to 26 percent today. And since February requests

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Amazon’s best-selling seat cushion has done wonders for my bum while working from home

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For the foreseeable future, I’m going to be working from home, and while adjusting to this “new normal,” I decided that it’s finally time to amp up my work-from-home station. (I mean, it’s about time since we’re on our third month of working from home).

While I have yet to invest in an additional computer monitor (that’s next

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Canary Wharf financial centre prepares for new way of working

London’s Canary Wharf has drawn up detailed plans to bring back tens of thousands of bankers, lawyers and accountants to the financial district as the coronavirus pandemic eases.

Rules on lift capacity, one-way routes around the Manhattan-style towers, and staggered working will be put in place.

The Docklands complex, the European home of HSBC, Barclays and Citigroup, has a working population of 120,000.

Canary Wharf expects a tenth of that to return over the next couple of weeks.

Like vast swathes of the population, many employees at Canary Wharf have been working from home.

However, as first reported in the

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